From motorbike riding to snowboarding, action cameras have varying applications that make them ideal for capturing any sort of action footage. These cameras are typically compact, have no LCD screens or viewfinders, and can be attached to different surfaces via adapters and mounts. Thanks to their small size and ease of use, they are the cameras of choice for daredevils, adrenaline junkies and regular motorcyclists the world over.MicroSD Action Cameras
MicroSD action cameras are able to record directly into a tiny microSD card, making them portable and also very easy to use. If perchance your microSD card fills up with video data, you can carry more than three spare cards and pop another one in so the recording never stops. Some 360-degree cameras even accept microSD cards for video data storage, while branded action cams can accept cards with capacities as large as 128 GB. So with a small investment, you’ll have an action cam that can record up to four hours of 4K footage at 30 fps.HDCAM Action Cameras
Budget options for HDCAMaction cameras are actually able to record crisp 1080p footage right out of the box. They are great for motorcyclists who just want to record footage for security purposes but don’t want to break the bank. Many are also compatible with mounting hardware from different brands so you’re never caught without a camera recording your exhilarating riding experience.Sensors
Choose budget cameras that use sensors from popular brands so you get crisp quality images and reduced motion blur at the fraction of the cost of a more expensive branded model. If you’re setting up for a video shoot or promotional video however, you’re best left investing in a branded model to get the best footage in each take. A camera with a 16 megapixel sensor with an f/2.5 aperture lens should be suitable for regular use.Waterproofing
Action cameras need to keep rolling even in the pouring rain, which is why most all of them are splash and water-resistant. Get an additional waterproof enclosure if you take them diving though; the camera body can only take so much underwater pressure. The good thing is that even the cheaper options have compatible underwater enclosures so you’re never left without a budget-friendly option.